Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement

9th Edition

Rolando V. del Carmen, Jeffery T. Walker

Published April 21, 2015
Textbook - 302 Pages
ISBN 9780323353984 - CAT# Y176549

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Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Ninth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting law enforcement in the United States, creating a must-have reference for police officers to stay up-to-date and have a strong understanding of the law and their function within it. All cases are briefed in a common format to allow for comparisons among cases and include facts, relevant issues, and the Court’s decision and reasoning. The significance of each case is also explained, making clear its impact on citizens and law enforcement. The book provides students and practitioners with historical and social context for their role in criminal justice and the legal guidelines that should be followed in day-to-day policing activities.

Two new chapters have been added on Searches by Dogs (featuring United States v. Place, Illinois v. Caballes, Florida v. Harris, and Florida v. Jardines) and Computer/Cell Phone Searches (featuring Riley v. California).

Additional new cases include:

• In Chapter 4, covering Arrests and Other Seizures of Persons: Bailey v. United States

• In Chapter 5, covering Seizures of Things: Missouri v. McNeely and Maryland v. King

• In Chapter 6, covering Searches in General: Kentucky v. King

• In Chapter 8, covering Searches With Consent: Fernandez v. California

• In Chapter 9, covering Vehicle Stops and Searches: Navarette v. California

• In Chapter 12, covering Electronic Surveillance: United States v. Jones

• In Chapter 16, covering, Use of Force: Plumhoff v. Rickard

• In Chapter 17, covering Confessions and Admissions: Cases Affirming Miranda: J.D.B v. North Carolina

• In Chapter 18, covering Confessions and Admissions: Cases Weakening Miranda: Salinas v. Texas

• In Chapter 23, covering Legal Liabilities: Messerschmidt v. Millender


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